Lots 939 - 955, Catalogue of Auction #61 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
939 Mi 45-57, 58

Far Eastern Republic
Air Post stamps

1923, red Airplane surcharge 20k on Imperial stamps, complete set of 16, including four imperforated values, practically flawless condition, full OG, mainly LH, VF and very rare assembly, less than 25 complete sets possible, each stamp expertized by H. Bloch, W. Pohl and others with Friedl certificate for the set, Mi C.v. ?24,200
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940  52-57


1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" over black Kharkov trident, 1k-20k, complete set of six, postal cancellations, fresh, VF, C.v. $565
941    55
1920, money order for 5,000rub from Kharkov to Vologda Gub, franked by seven stamps, including black overprint "RUB" over Kharkiv trident on 15k in irregular block of six, all appropriate markings, filing fold away from the stamps and minor soiling, still F/VF
942  64/76
1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" on Imperial stamps, complete set of 12 (4k had never been in postal circulation), postally used, mostly VF, C.v. $377
943    70
1921, money order for 15,000r from Kharkov to Tashkent, franked by 20 stamps with handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" on 15k, including block of ten (on front) and two vertical strips of five, slight filing fold, still VF
944  85, a var


1922, two values with upward and downward surcharge of 7500(r) on Postal Saving stamp of 5k, both are printed on watermarked "Horizontal Diamonds" paper, postally used, VF, ex-Zelonka, C.v. $840
945    85
1922, registered cover from Boguslav to Berlin via Moscow (Dr. Brender's correspondence), franked on reverse by upwards surcharge 7500(r) on Saving stamp of 5k in block of four, Berlin arrival, minor soiling, F/VF and scarce commercial cover, Raybaudi certificate
946  87 var
1922, upwards handstamped surcharge 15,000(r) on Postal Saving stamp of 10k, printed on "Horizontal Diamonds" watermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Dr. Zelonka, C.v. $2,400
947 Mi 1b


1921, 2k green, violet seal, gutter sheet of 100 (25x4) with no margins around, CTO with full OG, perforation reinforcement, fresh and VF, C.v. ?5,000++
948 Mi 2aA
1921, 3k red, black seal, bottom sheet margin block of 15 (5x3), CTO with full OG, VF
949 **/*  Mi 1-3

Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus

1922, black handstamped "Star" surcharge on Imperial stamps, perforated complete set of three, full OG, NH (1) or previously hinged, VF, each one with experts' hs on reverse
950 Mi A1
1922, black handstamped "Star" surcharge on 2k gray green, horizontal imperforated pair, postally used, readable cancellation "Vladikavkaz 23.8.22", VF and rare
951 **   2 var

South Russia
Rostov issue

1918, surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic stamp with double impression, top left sheet margin block of four, surcharge positions 6-7/16-17, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, F. Myaskovsky opinion
952 **/*   6 var
1918, surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic imperforated stamp with double impression, bottom left sheet margin block of four, surcharge positions 81-82/91-92, marginal folds did not affect the stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, F. Myaskovsky opinion
953 **   36a, c

Yekaterinodar issue

1918-20, inverted surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, surcharge is strongly shifted to the top left, additionally forming eight pairs with and without surcharge, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
954 **   36b
1918-20, double surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, pinhole at the top right corner, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Caffaz certificate, C.v. $1,250 as hinged singles

Small Collection on Scott Album Pages

1919-20, over 60 mostly mint stamps, presenting issues of Northern Army, White Russia and South Russia, including Crimea, Denikin, Rostov and Yekaterinodar issues, mainly fresh condition, full/large part of OG, F/VF, Est. $120-$150
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